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PSM V81 D276 Frontispiece of the oil painting collection of dr mentzel.png

Fig. 5. Photograph of Dr. Mentzel*s Illuminated Frontispiece to the Collection of Oil Paintings.

came to light. In 1652 Count Maurice transferred to the Elector of Brandenburg for the sum of 50,000 thalers a great collection of Brazilian curiosities. No money, however, seems to have changed hands, but the Elector transferred to the Count as security an extensive piece of